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Can you find out if your tax refund will be taken for a past debt i.e student loans before you file?

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Answer Typically a notice via mail is issued prior to the filing period alerting the student loan or child support debtor that their refund may be taken in whole or part to repay these obligations. 1-800-304-3107 is the best way to find out...it's automated.
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